BRIEF-Hebei Hengshui Laobaigan plans to acquire liquor firm for about 1.4 bln yuan

April 21 (Reuters) - Hebei Hengshui Laobaigan Liquor Co Ltd

* Says it plans to acquire a liquor firm for about 1.4

billion yuan ($203.36 million) via cash, share issue

* Says it plans to raise up to 400 million yuan in share

private placement to fund acquisition

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($1 = 6.8845 Chinese yuan renminbi)

(Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)